Altec Lansing LifeJacket 2 – Reviews And Ratings

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We Like

  • IP67-rated waterproof
  • Floatable
  • Rugged, well-protected construction

We Don’t Like

  • Not the best sound quality

NechGear Score – 76 %

based on 9 expert reviews

User Score78% 

based on user 153 reviews  

The Altec Lansing LifeJacket 2 is a Bluetooth speaker packed with features ideal for outdoor use. This device has a rough and tough look, but it can also withstand the most type of damages and can be used as a charger for other devices.

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Expert reviews


By Busted Wallet – 90%

Everyone who heard this speaker was impressed at the sound that came out of this box. No, it doesn’t thump your chest with bass, but for its size, it does more than expected. It easily fills a room with sound. We took it to a pool party and it filled the entire backyard with sound. It produces a clear, dynamic sound, something unexpected from a speaker so small, in my opinion. It truly surpassed my expectations.


By Digit – 68%

The reason for a relatively short review of the Mini Lifejacket 2 is the massive disappointment that the Mini Lifejacket 2 is, in terms of pure audio quality. In terms of durability, you will not find a consumer-grade portable audio device that is so durable for a price.


By Gadgets 360 – N/A

The LifeJacket 2 is an average sounding speaker, but it doubles up as a phone charger, and it’s pretty much indestructible. It’s definitely not for everyone, but if we had the kind of lifestyle where it would make a difference, then we would probably really enjoy owning the Lifejacket 2.


By Gadgets Now – 70%

If you are in the market for a feature-rich portable speaker for outdoor activities that can withstand most type of damages and can be used as a charger for other devices, Altec Lansing Life Jacket 2 is a great choice. But remember, you will have to compromise a little on the sound quality.


By The Economic Times – N/A

Looking around the rugged design, it has a soft touch silicon casing with three buttons on top (power, volume up/down). These buttons also double up: a power button quick press doubles up as play/pause while a long press on the volume buttons is next/previous track.


By SoundStage! – N/A

The Mini Lifejacket 2 seems mostly worthy to bear the Altec Lansing logo. You have to back off the volume a bit to avoid distortion, but the speaker is durable and immune to just about any element or form of abuse — it can be tossed around without fear of damage, and it sounds good as a background speaker.


By Indian Express – N/A

It is loud. Very loud when compared to other Bluetooth speakers. But is loud essentially better? Not always. It lacks the punch, especially on the bass. Indian consumers have got an affinity towards more bass. The Life Jacket 2 might disappoint bass lovers. Having said that Bluetooth speakers are not essentially made to deliver much bass.


By Gadgets To Use – N/A

It is small, durable and lightweight if compared to other speakers of this range, you can easily take it anywhere with you and 10 hours of battery backup will keep you entertained on overnight camping. It is impact-proof, waterproof, and dirt- and dust-resistant.


By The Paper – N/A

I found that watching movies on streaming video services on my smartphone was so much better with the Mini Lifejacket 2, I have longed been unhappy with the sound capabilities of most compact devices, but now have experienced quality sound to match the picture quality on small wired devices. Since the system is very light, at just 6” long, 2” high and one pound, you can take it just about anywhere.


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